Montreux is a resort town in the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland, on Lake Geneva
Montreux also has a famous Christmas Market for four weeks during the Christmas period.
Montreux is an affluent town with stunning views of the French Alps
The train rides through Switzerland and Austria were some of our highlights
Montreux is the most popular town on the Swiss Riviera
The Montreux Jazz Festival, is held annually in July since 1967
The town has been a magnet for writers, artists and musicians, including Lord Byron
In some ways it reminded us of Monte Carlo in on the French Riviera
The Chillon Castle (Château de Chillon) is located on the shore of Lake Geneva (1160)
Lord Byron, who wrote the poem The Prisoner Of Chillon
about a monk who was imprisoned here
A fun waterfront amusement park
Scott took shots of Michael from the car behind him
Montreux was the subject of the Queen single A Winter's Tale with a music video showing the city.
Montreux is the home of Mountain Studios. In 1978, the band Queen bought the studio
Queen appeared here in 1984 and in 1986 at the Golden Rose Festival
Freddie Mercury's Montreux Memorial Day, annually September 1st and 2nd since 2003
Deep Purple made Montreux famous with their song "Smoke on the Water"
"We all came out to Montreux on the Lake Geneva shoreline"
The song tells the events of 1971, when a Frank Zappa fan with a flare gun set the Casino on fire
Montreux boasts one of the most beautiful walks along the lake from Villeneuve all the way towards Vevey
Montreux is known for fine wine
Montreux is close to Geneva, our next stop
Lake Geneva is the second largest freshwater lake in Central Europe